CCIA, industry groups urge EU Member States to not weaken proposal on free data flows in the EU

BY Christian Borggreen
December 15, 2017

CCIA, Allied for Startups, Business Europe and BSA today issued a joint industry statement urging the Estonian Presidency and Member States to not weaken the proposed Regulation on the free flow of non-personal data in the EU.  Governments should only be allowed to demand data localisation for public security reasons.  Excluding “public sector data” and introducing new justifications for data localisation, such as and “public policy”, would “rendering the Regulation effectively irrelevant.”

Read the full joint statement here.

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